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Indian scientists find safe drug against kala azar


September 10th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) Indian scientists have found a safe orally-administered drug against kala azar, a disease that puts at risk an estimated 165.4 million people in Bihar, Jharkhand, West ... Read more...

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Mars journey will be ‘huge step’ for India: PM (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) An Indian spaceship will go to Mars and collect important scientific information, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced Wednesday."This spaceship to Mars will be ... Read more...

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Mars journey will be ‘huge step’ for India: PM


August 15th, 2012 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) An Indian spaceship will go to Mars and collect important scientific information, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced Wednesday."This spaceship to Mars will be a ... Read more...

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Indian scientists help save 131 trees in Cambodian temple (With images)


July 16th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Indian scientists have been successful in conserving 131 trees at the 800-year-old Ta Prohm temple in Cambodia, better known as 'Temple Tree'.Experts from the Dehradun-based ... Read more...

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Scientists now know tomato better


May 31st, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Scientists have successfully sequenced the genomes of tomato, which is expected to lower costs and increase the vegetable's production worldwide, officials said Thursday.It took seven ... Read more...

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MS Swaminathan award to be presented in Hyderabad


May 18th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 18 (IANS) The Retired Indian Council for Agricultural Research Employees Association and Nuziveedu Seeds Pvt. ltd. (NSPL) will jointly present the MS Swaminathan award to the leading Indian ... Read more...

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Agni-V will adequately meet India’s deterrence: Natarajan


April 19th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Former Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief M. Natarajan Thursday hailed the successful Agni-V test, noting that the 5,000-km range missile will "adequately meet" ... Read more...

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Indian scientists give high marks to Manmohan (Lead)


February 26th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) Indian scientists give high marks to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for bringing about a "sea change" in India's scientific environment and showing grit on issues ... Read more...

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Indian scientists give high marks to Manmohan Singh


February 26th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) Indian scientists give high marks to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for bringing about a "sea change" in India's scientific environment and showing grit on issues ... Read more...

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‘Tulsi’ to be used for anti-radiation medicine


January 7th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneshwar, Jan 7 (IANS) From grandma's home remedies for cough, cold and other ailments, 'tulsi' (Indian Basil) is now being tested by Indian scientists for treating people exposed to harmful ... Read more...

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Why Indian researchers fail to make news (Comment)


October 29th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Most Indian scientists working in the anonymity of their labs or research institutes seldom make news even if they achieve a vital breakthrough or invent something new. Their discoveries and insights ... Read more...

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Neutrinos on agenda during Patil’s Swiss visit


September 29th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Neutrinos, sub-atomic particles that reportedly travel faster than light, appear to have fired the imagination of President Pratibha Patil who plans to visit CERN, ... Read more...

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Scientists give India strategic edge: Ashwani Kumar


August 12th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Scientists provide the country its strategic parity with world powers and innovations define 21st century India, says Ashwani Kumar, minister of state for science and ... Read more...

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GE Healthcare urges Indian scientists to compete for award


June 18th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 18 (IANS) Global healthcare major, GE Healthcare Life Sciences has exhorted young Indian scientists and scholars in molecular biology to compete for its prestigious science award, which includes ... Read more...

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Indian research fellowship big hit in Africa


May 18th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 18 (IANS) India's C.V. Raman International Research fellowship for African researchers is turning out to be a big hit, with 86 candidates from 26 African nations availing it ... Read more...

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India, Australia to co-fund research projects


May 17th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) India and Australia will co-fund 18 collaborative projects under a multi-million dollar programme that could lead to better vaccines, more temperature tolerant crops and ... Read more...

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Indian scientists dismiss reports on ‘god particle’


May 1st, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 1 (IANS) Two Indian scientists have questioned reports that the long elusive sub-atomic Higgs boson or the "god particle" - a hypothetical particle believed to be a ... Read more...

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On Chernobyl anniversary, experts confident about nuclear energy


April 26th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Chennai, April 26 (IANS) Leading atomic scientists in India Tuesday asserted that nuclear power plants in the country were safe as the world observed the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl ... Read more...

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UN praise for India’s pollution monitoring system


April 15th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) A United Nations body has praised a pollution monitoring system developed by Indian scientists to ensure clean air during the Commonwealth Games in Delhi last ... Read more...

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World Cup security surpassed that for Obama visit: Official


April 5th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) The multi-agency security deployed for the cricket World Cup final was "unprecedented" in the history of Mumbai, surpassing even the stringent cover during US President ... Read more...

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India to study Japan tsunami’s impact on Indian Ocean


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Indian scientists will study the impact on the Indian Ocean of the Pacific Ocean tsunami that ravaged north-eastern Japan earlier this month, a met department ... Read more...

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Hundreds throng to watch Supermoon phenomenon in India


March 20th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai/New Delhi, Mar. 20 (ANI): Hundreds of sky gazers across India thronged planetariums, seashore and open fields on Saturday to have a glimpse of the Supermoon or Perigee, a natural phenomenon in ... Read more...

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Supermoon not to have devastating effects, say Indian scientists


March 19th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Mar 19 (ANI): Indian scientists have said the Supermoon, the biggest and brightest full moon of the year, which will be seen in the night today, would not have devastating effect.BG ... Read more...

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Emering technologies conference at Bangalore from March 22


March 13th, 2011 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) EmTech India, the third India edition of prestigious emerging technologies conference by Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT's) Technology Review begins at Bangalore March 22.A platform ... Read more...

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Rocket failure: Russian, Indian scientists differ on cause


February 22nd, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Feb 22 (IANS) The mystery over the mid-air crashing of an Indian rocket in December continues with officials of the Indian space agency and experts from Russia, which ... Read more...

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India, Cuba to cooperate on natural medicine usage


February 18th, 2011 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Ties between India and Cuba may soon reach new levels after a top official of a medical research organisation in Havana met Indian scientists to discuss ways ... Read more...

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Australian and Indian scientists collaborate to improve agricultural production


February 15th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Leading Australian and Indian agricultural researchers working together on joint research projects are gathering this week to highlight their achievements and to establish future research priorities.In ... Read more...

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‘Ban on Bt brinjal hurting Indian scientists’


January 26th, 2011 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
By Killugudi Jayaraman Bangalore, Jan 26 (IANS) A leading Indian biochemist has urged the environment and forests ministry to lift the moratorium on Bt brinjal, the country's first genetically modified (GM) food ... Read more...

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New defence policy to focus on domestic industry, self-reliance


January 13th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) India Thursday unveiled its first-ever Defence Production Policy aiming to give an edge to domestic industry in manufacturing of weapons for its armed forces and cut down ... Read more...

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Indian scientists traversed shortest path to South Pole


January 11th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Braving temperatures as low as minus 54 degrees Celsius and navigating jagged sharp ice hills, India's first scientific expedition team to the South Pole took a ... Read more...

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Indian, Australian experts working on new cancer treatment


January 7th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) A team of Indian and Australian researchers is developing new tools for improved identification and treatment of cancer.Wei Duan, associate professor at Deakin University, who led the Australian ... Read more...

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Student projects dazzle Indian scientists


January 5th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma Chennai, Jan 5 (IANS) Ever thought of locking the legs of a berserk elephant, shedding those extra kilos at a 'green gym' that generates power from plants? These are some ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh wants Indian scientists to think out of the box


January 3rd, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Jan 3 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Monday said that Indian scientists needed to think "out of the box" for scientific advancement and innovations in the country.Addressing ... Read more...

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Indian scientists need to think big: PM


January 3rd, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday urged Indian scientists to "think big" and "out of the box" for scientific advancement and innovations in the country."The time has come ... Read more...

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2011 to be observed as Year of Chemistry


January 1st, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 31 (IANS) Indian scientists, research scholars and students Saturday began celebrating 2011 as the International Year of Chemistry (IYC) for the achievements and contributions made by this important branch of ... Read more...

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